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Poetry Submission Guidelines:

  • Submissions must be submitted in Microsoft Word.
  • No more than 8 poems* may be submitted by one poet.
  • Poems of any length are welcome, including those over 40 lines.


* When submitting poetry, please send us only your best work.


“I don’t write poetry.
I pay homage to my least favorite memories
Trapping them in richly gilt frames
So they cannot haunt me.”
-Blossom Tewelde, 2014
From “I Don’t Write Poetry”
the subjective experience or awareness or wakefulness or the
     executive control system of the
-Daniel Friedman, 2011
From “Thermocline”
“So we’ll live our lives dancing,
flowing, twirling like marionettes
in this hopeless attempt to right the wrongs”
-Kevin Triplett, 2010
From “Cherub’s Lullaby”